Amistad For Veterans Project (AFVP)

Many veterans encounter significant difficulty adjusting to post-military life due to the extraordinary experiences of military services. AFVP offers veterans a variety of services to help them transition to civilian life.


Scott Whittle, Peer to Peer Counselor/Navigator; Will follow eligibility guidelines, responsible for day-to-day support and collaboration with Veterans/dependents. Each client will be provided the comprehensive services available within their perspective county. Will ensure all case files are well documented and uses safeguards to protect client’s confidentiality.

Zaide Echegoyen, ADTRC Program Manager; Responsible for the daily supervision of the AFVP. She will ensure all coordination of the project is facilitated appropriately and that all deliverable s/objectives are met. She will work very closely with the Chief Finance Officer to ensure all billing and reports are accurate and delivered timely.

Erika Sanchez, ADTRC Grant Administrators; Assists with the assessments and screenings and follows-up with the Veteran and beneficiary to ensure the services were provided and that the clients turn in all receipts for reimbursement purposes.

This program is supported by counseling grants from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families.